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The Unbearable Lightness of Being (a Monster in Bakemonogatari)

Visually confused, I go back to the familiar. When confused one searches for the most meaningful thing, no? This is the very thing that I’m holding on to these tales of monsters. The very first one, that is; is a … Continue reading

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Toward a Quantification of Love FOR ANIMU Part 1a: The Value of Rewatchability through the Lens of Eternal Recurrence

In last week’s article, we talked about evaluating anime in terms of their ability to deliver rewatchable moments for us viewers. The place of the “rewatchability ratio” as the first in our series of evaluation ratios is no accident because … Continue reading

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